Employment and Internships
WNIT is a trusted, community owned public media source that is dedicated to inspire, inform, educate, entertain and unify the communities we serve. We are passionate about the educational power of public television and we hope you are as well. Our staff holds a tradition of professionalism and takes pride in work well done and in the organization itself. Our employees are friendly, cooperative and responsible people who make work interesting and challenging by working together. This mutual commitment to excellence makes WNIT an enjoyable and rewarding place to work. Indeed, we believe that our employees work here because they take pride in the goals and success of WNIT not just because it is a job. It is our shared passion. We have the following opportunities:
Graphic Artist - WNIT Public Television seeks a Graphic Artist. Designs and creates print and electronic graphics, including motion graphics, which are used in television productions, print publications / materials, and digital media. Associates degree or higher in graphic design or equivalent experience.
Production Technician - WNIT Public Television seeks a Part Time Production Technician (Master Control Operator) to maintain WNIT's on-air product in accordance with FCC regulations, program logs and station policy. Oversee on-air signal of all program streams to maintain program continuity and signal quality. High School diploma or GED required; college degree preferred, engineering or technical, or equivalent experience. Broadcast or television experience and experience in broadcast master control operations required, Final Cut Pro editing system and ProTrack scheduling system software preferred. Punctual, dependable, focused, detail-oriented, be able to work with strict deadlines and have strong multi-tasking skills. Strong interpersonal skills required. Hours will include Sunday days as well as other various shifts during the week as needed.
Have a skill we can use? WNIT could use your help in many parts of our operations. Fill out the volunteer form here WNIT Volunteer Application. Your information will be included in our volunteer list and opportunities to volunteer will be sent out by email on an as needed basis. Thank you for your interest in volunteering with WNIT!
Many student opportunities are available through volunteer and internship positions with training provided.
WNIT Public Television is offering production internships to qualified student applicants. This two stage program offers development of real world, hands-on skills. Students will gain knowledge in the areas of studio and field production, operations, and project management. Stage one focuses on introductory technical skills. Stage two introduces students to advanced technical aspects and producing projects.
Candidates must be reliable, professional, and express a desire to learn. Prior experience is not required. Must have transportation and be available for live productions as scheduled.
Areas of knowledge to be explored include but are not limited to:
- studio and field camera operation
- floor directing and talent preparation
- audio console operation
- character generator operation
- technical directing
- non-linear editing
- project management and producing
Opportunities are based on current production timelines and work loads during the internship period. Internships are offered year round. Depending on the season(s), your involvement in the areas covered will fluctuate. For the most comprehensive experience in all areas offered, WNIT encourages all applicants to be involved for a two year term.
Unpaid internships are available through programs associated with regional colleges and universities. If interested, contact senior producer, Brenda Bowyer, firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information contact:Brenda Bowyer, Senior Producer
WNIT Public Television
300 West Jefferson Boulevard, South Bend, Indiana 46601
P.O. Box 7034, South Bend, IN 46634-7034